Environmental Officer

Environmental Officer Salary: £30,000 – £43,260 dependant on experience. Location: Plymouth, UK Shifts: 08:00 – 16:30 Monday – Thursday, 08:00 – 15:30 Friday The Environmental and Sustainability Officer is a key role within the management structure at Rittal-CSM, with the key responsibilities to; maintain and develop the Environmental Management System (ISO 14001), ensure the legal compliance requirements are […]

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Environmental Officer

Salary: £30,000 – £43,260 dependant on experience.

Location: Plymouth, UK

Shifts: 08:00 – 16:30 Monday – Thursday, 08:00 – 15:30 Friday

The Environmental and Sustainability Officer is a key role within the management structure at Rittal-CSM, with the key responsibilities to; maintain and develop the Environmental Management System (ISO 14001), ensure the legal compliance requirements are fulfilled, drive environmental and sustainability improvements across the organisation and ensure we are implementing the necessary changes needed to meet the company’s Net Zero goals and that of our customers.

We have an exciting opportunity for anyone who is looking to develop their Environmental and Sustainability career within an International manufacturing organisation.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Environmental and Sustainability specialist with experience in the production/manufacturing industry.

  • Do you have the aptitude and interest in creating Environmental and Sustainability improvement?
  • Do you have a proactive approach to improve the Environmental aspects within the workplace?
  • Do you have the ability to work effectively as part of a team to bring about Environmental and Sustainability change?

If you answered Yes to the above, this could be the role for you.

What you will be doing

  • Ensuring that you work safely in all activities.
  • Maintain and develop the ISO14001 management system.
  • Maintain and develop the Environmental legal compliance requirements.
  • Define and introduce Environmental sustainability improvements in all areas of the business.
  • Define and implement Environmental and Sustainability targets.
  • Work with colleagues to develop the desired Environmental and Sustainability culture.
  • Liaise and manage external contractors (e.g. waste management), agencies, and local authorities.
  • Plan, organise and complete Internal Environmental audits.
  • Provide Environmental and Sustainability training and education to all departments and EHS representatives.
  • Manage the day-to-day duties of the EHS representatives.
  • Support the Net Zero working groups to achieve the company’s GHG reduction targets.
  • Annual Sustainability performance reporting.
  • Operate the Rittal Group global EHS portal (training provided).

Skills and Knowledge

  • An Environmental and or Sustainability qualification would be of benefit e.g NEBOSH Environmental Certificate.
  • Experience in calculating Scope 1, 2 and 3 carbon emission data and initiating carbon reduction actions.
  • Experience of working within a production/manufacturing environment (or equivalent).
  • Experience of working with internal teams as well as external contractors, companies, and agencies.
  • MS Office.
  • Experience of presenting reports and results to the management team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work to deadlines, applying your own initiative.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation.
  • Work well and contribute as part of the management team structure.
  • Be flexible and proactive.
  • Be persuasive, resilient, and tenacious in pursuit of the company targets.
  • Live up to the Rittal-CSM values.

Reporting

  • You will be reporting to the H&S Manager.
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